7 PLACES TO VISIT IN DELHI

 

Delhi is the hub of good food and amazing vibe. People often visit from different states to try delhi's mind blowing food. The capital of india is majorly famous for the places like India gate, red fort, kutub minar, supreme court, cannaught place, etc. But, there are also places that the locals Don't want to tell you about. Listed below are 7 such places in delhi that the locals love for it's food, experience and ambience.

 

1.    CHAMPA GALI



Champa Gali is a capital hidden gem is situated in the quirky streets of Saidulajab. The spot offers a fine blend of cafes, art and culture, there are also a lot of events, like poetry evenings, music gigs, book launches and a lot more going on there. Champa Gali has handicraft shops, design studios, a reading room inside Jugmug Thela which is a café. Champa gali cafes are sure to take you back to lanes of ‘Midnight in Paris’.

Different Café and shops at champa gali include blue tokai coffee roasters, soho bistro and cafe, jug mug thela and jugaad among many others.

 

LOCATION: Saket, new delhi

TIMINGS: 11am-10pm

DAYS CLOSED: open everyday

 

2.    LODHI GARDEN

 


Lodi Gardens is a city park situated in south delhi which Spreads over 90 acres. It contains Mohammed Shah's Tomb, the Tomb of Sikandar Lodi, the Shisha Gumbad and the Bara Gumbad. This is very beautiful place with a beautiful lake in which ducks move around freely. It helps your mind to cool. Many people who live nearly come here for their morning and evening walks and exercises. There are some labelled trees to help visitors from overseas become familiar with the Indian flora. It is an intriguing green refuge from the city’s often-not-too-clean air.

 

 LOCATION: Iocated on Lodi Road between Safdurjung's Tomb and Khan Market in south Delhi

TIMINGS: 6am-7:30pm

TICKETS: no tickets required

DAYS CLOSED: open everyday

 

3.    NGMA


The National Gallery of Modern Art is the premier art gallery under Ministry of Culture, Government of India. The museum was formally inaugurated by the then Vice-president Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, in the presence of the then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in 29 march,1954. The inauguration was led with opening of subsequent branches at Mumbai and Bangalore.

 

LOCATION: near india gate, new delhi

TIMINGS: 11am-6pm

TICKETS: ₹20/adult

DAYS CLOSED: monday

 

 

4.     MAJNU KA TILLA

 



Majnu ka tilla is filled with fun and exotic things. It is a small refugee colony for Tibetians in Delhi and inhabited for a few decades. It comprises of narrow alleyways. MKT is a canvas painted with the vivid colours of the Tibetan prayer flags that never fail to spark our wonders. It is an absolute treat to the eyes and camera. Majnu ka Tila is a Tibetan market and colony and popular as Little Tibet in Delhi. The food at majnu ka tilla is extremely delicious and yummy! People from all over delhi visit MKT to eat Tibetan street food.

 

LOCATION: north campus in delhi

 

5.    HAUZ KHAS


 

Hauz Khas Village retains the old charm of the place with remnants. It is the hub for college going student to hangout. Well known in medieval times, the Hauz Khas village has amazing buildings built around the reservoir. There are remnants of Islamic architecture roughly colored by splotches of urban culture. It is a home to one of the most beautiful and most visited monument in Delhi that is the Hauz Khas Fort. This place is swarmed by students from nearby colleges, families on picnics, and aspiring photographers. Deck up yourself by applying best toners to visit this young place.

 

LOCATION: south delhi

TIMINGS: 10:30am-7pm

DAYS CLOSED: sunday

 

 

 

6.    WASTE TO WONDERS THEME PARK


 

Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the 'Waste to Wonder Park' it is spread over seven acres in Rajiv Gandhi Smriti Van near Sarai Kale Khan. It is built at the cost of Rs 7.5 crore by South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC). The unique thing about this theme park is that it's made with scrap of automobile parts and other metal waste like fans, rods, iron sheets, nut-bolts, bicycle and bike parts, metal railings. Another wonderful thing is that it uses renewable energy, such as solar and wind energy for generating electricity and lighting up the park and monuments post-sunset.

 

LOCATION: near Hazrat Nizamuddin Metro Station, Block A, Ganga Vihar, Sarai Kale Khan

TIMINGS: 11am-11pm

TICKETS: ₹50 (adults)

                 ₹25 (children)

DAYS CLOSED: monday and national      holidays

 

 

7.    GARDEN OF 5 SENSES

 

The garden is developed by Delhi Tourism Transportation Development Corporation and was conceptualized to answer to the city's need for leisure space for the public, for people to socialize and unwind. The park is over 20 acres.  This spectacular park has trees, flowery bushes, water fountains, pools, different artworks and sculptures.  It also has a space with a variety of activities, inviting public interaction and exploration. It works to cater to all sections of the society.

 

It is named The Garden of Five Senses because it evokes the five senses of the human body.

The contemporary artworks and rock-carved sculptures invite you to touch. The colours scattered around please the sight. The flowers trigger the sense of smell; the sounds stimulate hearing. And the food court excites the sense of taste.

 

LOCATION: Westend Marg, Saidulajab, Saiyad ul Ajaib, Saket

TIMINGS: 9am-5:30pm

TICKETS: ₹20 (adults)

                 ₹10 (children upto 12 and senior           citizens)

DAYS CLOSED: open everyday

 

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